assembly Bill A5089

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Ensures that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 13, 2020 held for consideration in health
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Feb 07, 2019 referred to health

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A5089 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 25 Title 1-C §§2516 - 2516-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6566
2015-2016: A3717
2017-2018: A5374

A5089 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion.

A5089 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5089

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DiPIETRO, LALOR, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. HAWLEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  ensuring  that
  women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to
  review  the  ultrasound  before  giving informed consent to receive an
  abortion

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York ultrasound informed consent act".
  § 2. Article 25 of the public health law is amended by  adding  a  new
title 1-C to read as follows:
                                TITLE I-C
                     ULTRASOUND INFORMED CONSENT ACT
SECTION 2516.   DEFINITIONS.
        2516-A. REQUIREMENT OF INFORMED CONSENT.
        2516-B. EXCEPTION FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES.
        2516-C. PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY.
  § 2516. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1. "ABORTION" MEANS THE INTENTIONAL USE OR PRESCRIPTION OF ANY INSTRU-
MENT,  MEDICINE,  DRUG,  OR  ANY  OTHER SUBSTANCE OR DEVICE OR METHOD TO
TERMINATE THE LIFE OF AN UNBORN CHILD, OR TO TERMINATE THE PREGNANCY  OF
A WOMAN KNOWN TO BE PREGNANT WITH AN INTENTION OTHER THAN:
  (A)  TO  PRODUCE  A LIVE BIRTH AND PRESERVE THE LIFE AND HEALTH OF THE
CHILD AFTER LIVE BIRTH; OR
  (B) TO REMOVE AN ECTOPIC PREGNANCY, OR TO REMOVE A DEAD  UNBORN  CHILD
WHO  DIED AS THE RESULT OF A SPONTANEOUS ABORTION, ACCIDENTAL TRAUMA, OR
A CRIMINAL ASSAULT ON THE PREGNANT FEMALE OR HER UNBORN CHILD.
  2. "ABORTION PROVIDER" MEANS ANY PERSON LEGALLY QUALIFIED  TO  PERFORM
AN ABORTION UNDER APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07625-01-9